Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Roseburg Resources Company to clearcut log SW of Burney, CA.


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THP 2-16-075 SHA (Southox THP) Roseburg Resources Company, 432 acres; 95% clearcut, 4% selection, 1% roadside logging.  Mill Creek, Lookout Mountain (MD: T33N R1E Sec.1, 2, 3, 4, 5; T34N R1E Sec.32, 33, 34, 35).  Winter operations, high erosion hazard, steep slopes, steep roads, 23 road drainage work sites, herbicides, chinook watershed, western pond turtle, cascade frog, foothill yellow legged frog, rattlesnake fern, scattered large trees.  Estimated public comment deadline: 12/15/16. VIEW

This THP is about 4 miles SE of Round Mountain and Highway 299, and about 9 miles SW of Burney, CA at an elevation of 3,420 to 5,760 feet.  Roseburg Resources Company is planning a tractor and cable clearcut logging operation on steep and unstable slopes in Douglas fir, incense cedar, ponderosa pine, sugar pine and white fir forests.  There are 2 unstable areas in watercourse areas inside units 501 and 3405, and 1 unstable area adjacent to the east side of unit 401.  Roseburg Resources Company is planning to use ground based equipment in areas designated for cable logging, and use ground based equipment on steep slopes over 65% in sections 4 and 33.  They also want to construct a road on steep slopes over 65% within 100 feet of a watercourse, and use 6 segments of existing seasonal roads inside class I (year round) and class II (mid sized) watercourse areas.  23 road drainage sites are planned for work including rocking, dip construction, ditch cleaning, culvert repair/replacement and restoration of washed out crossings.  A western pond turtle was reported 2 miles west of the THP area, and a cascade frog was reported 1.5 miles SW of the THP area near Silver Lake.  Foothill yellow legged frogs were reported 2 miles south of the THP area, and rattlesnake fern was found adjacent to the SW boundary of unit 3301.

Roseburg Resources Company to clearcut log near Dunsmuir, CA.


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THP 2-16-073 SIS (Soda Fountain THP) Roseburg Resources Company, 515 acres; 92% clearcut, 7% selection, 1% roadside logging.  Middle Soda Creek (MD: T39N R3W Sec.16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 29, 30).  Winter operations, moderate erosion hazard, steep slopes up to 75%, steep roads, oversized units, herbicides, spotted owl, osprey, pacific tailed frog, scattered large trees.  Estimated public comment deadline: 12/10/16. VIEW

This THP is a mile east of Dunsmuir, CA and about 6 miles SE of Mt. Shasta at an elevation of 2,880 to 4,480 feet.  Roseburg Resources Company is planning a clearcut tractor and cable logging operation in Douglas fir, ponderosa pine, sugar pine, white fir and incense cedar forests.  The THP area drains into the Sacramento River above Shasta Lake.  Roseburg Resources Company is planning to use ground based equipment in areas designated for cable logging, and  re-construct 2 segments of road on slopes over 65% within 100 feet of a watercourse.  They also want to use segments of existing roads inside watercourse areas in units 1712, 1714, 2014 and 3003.  There is an osprey nest 3,000 feet NE of unit 3301 in section 24, and a Pacific Tailed Frog was reported in Soda Creek near unit 1713. Foothill yellow legged frogs were also spotted in Soda Creek 2.25 miles downstream from unit 3002 near the Sacramento River.

Green Diamond Resource Company to clearcut log adjacent to the CA/OR border.


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THP 1-16-111 DEL (Moore Tract East THP) Green Diamond Resource Company, 235.6 acres; 62% clearcut, 19% shelterwood, 13% selection, 4% roadside, 2% no-harvest logging.  Elk Creek (HUM: T18N R4E Sec.1, 2, 12; T18N R5E Sec.6; T19N R4E Sec.36).  Wet weather operations, high erosion hazard, steep slopes up to 70%, steep roads, landslide terrain, road failure sites, 14 road drainage work sites, impaired 303.d watershed, herbicides, coho watershed, spotted owl, marten, ruffed grouse, scattered large trees.  Estimated public comment deadline: 12/10/16. VIEW

This THP is about 7.5 miles south of O Brien, Oregon and adjacent to the CA/OR border at an elevation of 1,800 to 4,880 feet.  Green Diamond Resource Company is planning a mostly clearcut tractor and cable logging operation on steep slopes in Douglas fir, sugar pine, and Port Orford cedar forests.  The THP area drains into the West Fork of the Illinois River in Oregon which is listed as an impaired watershed for sediment, PH and temperature.  There are steep road segments between 15% grade and 20% grade for 200 feet to 500 feet in units C, E, F and G, and steep road segments on slopes over 65% within 100 feet of a watercourse in units B, C, D and E.  Ground based equipment is proposed for use in areas designated for cable logging, and a landing is proposed for use inside a watercourse area in unit B.  Over 11,312 feet of seasonal roads and 6,263 feet of temporary roads will be built inside the THP area.  14 road drainage sites are proposed for work including rocking, dip construction, ditch cleaning, culvert repair/replacement and restoration of washed out crossings.  Marten was detected inside unit G, within 100 feet of unit D, and within 1.25 miles of units A, B, C, E, and F, and ruffed grouse has been spotted inside units F and G.  There are 3 spotted owl nesting territories within 1.3 miles of the THP area.

Green Diamond Resource Company to log on steep and unstable slopes SE of Klamath, CA.


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THP 1-16-110 HUM (CL 1800 THP) Green Diamond Resource Company, 302 acres; 48% commercial thin, 34% clearcut, 9% selection, 9% no-harvest logging.  Bear Creek, Ah Pah Creek (HUM: T12N R2E Sec.21, 22, 27, 28, 34).  Wet weather operations, moderate erosion hazard, steep slopes up to 80%, steep roads, landslide terrain, road failure sites, 11 road drainage work sites, impaired 303.d watershed, oversized units, herbicides, coho watershed, spotted owl, osprey, bald eagle, great blue heron, tailed frog, trees up to 30" dbh. Estimated public comment deadline: 12/10/16. VIEW

This THP is about 8 miles SE of Klamath, CA and a few miles east of Highway 101 and Redwood National Park at an elevation of 300 to 1,840 feet.  The THP area flows into the Lower Klamath River which is listed as an impaired watershed for sediment, dissolved oxygen, nutrients and temperature.  Green Diamond Resource Company is planning a tractor and cable logging operation on steep and unstable slopes in redwood, western hemlock and Douglas fir, Sitka spruce and grand fir forests.  There are 7 shallow rapid landslide terrain sites in the THP area.  A section of steep road is proposed for re-construction in unit A that will exceed 20% grade, and a section of road will be re-constructed near a watercourse area on 35% slopes in unit E.  11 road drainage sites are planned for work including rocking, dip construction, ditch cleaning, culvert repair/replacement and restoration of washed out crossings.  Five bald eagle nests are located within .5 miles of the THP area and several haul roads (within 200 to 2,500 feet of units C, E, F and G).  Two historic osprey nests are located within .25 miles of the BL1800 haul road, and 1 historic osprey nest is located within .25 miles of the CL1040 haul road.  A historic great blue heron rockery exists 315 feet south of unit B, and within .25 miles of units C, D, and E, and several haul roads.  There are spotted owl nesting territories within .25 mi of unit A, within .5 mi of unit B, and tailed frogs are known to occur inside and adjacent to unit H.

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Roseburg Resources Company to clearcut log east of McCloud, CA.


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THP 2-16-061 SIS (Sandflat THP) Roseburg Resources Company, 329 acres; 100% clearcut logging.  Middle Bear Creek, Sand Flat Well (MD: T39N R3E Sec.5, 8; MD: T40N R3E Sec.30, 31).  Winter operations, low erosion hazard, slopes up to 50%, impaired 303.d watershed, herbicides, willow flycatcher, long haired star tulip, scattered large trees.  Estimated public comment deadline: 12/04/16. VIEW

This THP is about 24 miles east of McCloud, CA (Mt Shasta area) and about 3 miles NE of Pondosa, CA at an elevation of 3,800 to 4,300 feet.  Roseburg Resources Company is planning a tractor based logging operation in ponderosa pine, Douglas fir, white fir, incense cedar, lodgepole pine and sugar pine forests.  The THP area flows into Bear Creek above Lake Britton and eventually into the Pit River which is listed as an impaired watershed for nutrients, dissolved oxygen and temperature.  A bald eagle was reported 2 miles SW of the THP area, and there is an active willow flycatcher population at the Bear Creek Bridge which is outside of the THP area.  Long haired star tulip was found in sections 6, 30, 31 and 32.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Sierra Pacific Industries to clearcut log NW of Bieber, CA.


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THP 2-16-071 MOD (Alderman THP) Sierra Pacific Industries, 476 acres; 99% clearcut, 1% roadside logging.  Alderman Ridge (MD: T38N R6E Sec.1; T38N R7E Sec.6; T39N R6E Sec.13, 24, 25, 26, 36; T39N R7E Sec.31).  Winter operations, moderate erosion hazard, slopes up to 50%, herbicides, northern goshawk, bald eagle, greater sandhill crane, 5 sensitive plant species, scattered large trees.  Estimated public comment deadline: 12/07/16. VIEW

This THP is about 3 miles SW of Lookout, CA and about 4 miles NW of Bieber, CA and Highway 299 at an elevation of 4,200 to 5,000 feet.  Sierra Pacific Industries is planning a clearcut tractor based logging operation in white fir, ponderosa pine, sugar pine and incense cedar forests.  There is a goshawk territory .75 miles north of the THP area in section 12, a a bald eagle territory .8 miles from the nearest harvest unit in section 30, and 2 sandhill cranes were observed foraging along Widow Valley Creek in section 24.  5 sensitive plant species were reported including; Silvery false lupine in units 13A, 24A, 24E and 26A, Sierra beardtongue in unit 24E, Egg lake monkey flower in unit 24E, Disappearing monkey flower in unit 24E (also between units 25A and 25C), and Long haired star tulip in section 25.

Sierra Pacific Industries to clearcut log in the Sacramento Canyon north of Redding, CA.


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THP 2-16-070 SHA (Little Boulder THP) Sierra Pacific Industries, 408 acres; 82% clearcut, 13% shelterwood, 5% roadside logging.  Campbell Creek, Lower Slate Creek, North Fork Shotgun Creek, Boulder Creek (MD: T36N R5W Sec.3, 9, 21; T37N R5W Sec.21, 27, 33, 34, 35).  Winter operations, moderate erosion hazard, steep slopes up to 80%, unstable areas, 13 road drainage work sites, oversized units, slate creek roadless area, herbicides, pacific fisher, bald eagle, osprey, tailed frog, foothill yellow legged frog, western pond turtle, trees over 40" dbh.  Estimated public comment deadline: 12/07/16. VIEW

This THP is about 28 miles north of Redding, CA in the Sacramento Canyon and about 8 miles north of the town of Lakehead and Shasta Lake at an elevation of 1,600 to 5,200 feet.  Sierra Pacific Industries is planning a mostly clearcut tractor and cable logging operation on steep and unstable slopes in white fir, Douglas fir, ponderosa pine, sugar pine, incense cedar and port orford cedar forests.  Unit 9A has an unstable area below the last existing skid trail outside of the unit, units 3A and 9C have unstable areas associated with watercourse erosion, and unit 3D has an existing road cut bank failure and watercourse erosion.  Sections 9 and 33 are adjacent to the Slate Creek roadless area.  SPI is planning to use ground based equipment in areas designated for cable logging inside units 3C, 3D, 9B, 21B, 27A, 27D, 35E and 35F, and re-use 2 existing skid road crossings inside watercourse area within units 35A and 35D.  They also want to build temporary roads under 500 feet without flagging and use temporary roads and landings during the winter period.  Tractor units 3A, 9A, 27E and 35D have areas in which slopes exceed 50% that lead without flattening before reaching a watercourse.  13 road drainage sites are planned for work including rocking, dip construction, ditch cleaning and culvert repair/replacement.  An osprey nest is located on the east side of the Sacramento River near I-5 (section 15), pacific fisher sightings were reported in sections 2, 13, 16 and 17, and a bald eagle nest is located 1.25 miles from the THP area in the Boulder Creek Watershed (section 16).
Several sightings of western pond turtles were reported in the Boulder Creek Watershed over a mile from the THP area in sections 18 and 24, and multiple occurrences of tailed frogs were reported in the Boulder Creek, Shotgun and Little Slate watersheds in sections 14, 24, 27 and 28.  Foothill yellow legged frogs were reported in sections 6, 9, 14, 18, 21, 24, 33, 34, and 35.

Sierra Pacific Industries to log out beautiful red fir trees near the home of California’s only wolverine.


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THP 2-16-066 SIE (Webb THP) Sierra Pacific Industries, 782.15 acres; 74% sanitation salvage, 21% selection, 5% no-harvest, misc roadside logging.  Webber Lake (MD: T18N R13E Sec.1; MD: T19N R14E Sec.29, 31).  Winter operations, moderate erosion hazard, steep slopes up to 60%, unstable areas, 24 road drainage work sites, pacific crest trail, herbicides, wet meadows, Webber lake, CA spotted owl, bald eagle, pacific fisher, wolverine, marten, willow flycatcher, greater sandhill crane, Donner pass buckwheat, wire mousetail scattered large trees.  Estimated public comment deadline: 12/03/16. VIEW

This THP is about 9 miles NW of Donner Summit on I-80 near the Pacific Crest Trail (section 1) at an elevation of 6,880 to 8,120 feet.  Sierra Pacific Industries is planning a mostly sanitation salvage (targeting larger red fir and white fir trees) tractor logging operation in lodgepole pine, Jeffrey pine, white fir, red fir, white pine and mountain hemlock forests.  These are nice high elevation stands of less common beautiful red fir (section 1 has large diameter red fir trees), white pine and western hemlock trees amongst wet meadows (section 31) and aspen/willow groves.  The THP area is between the Pacific Crest Trail and Webber Lake which are popular hiking, camping, fishing and backpacking areas.  24 road drainage sites are planned for work including rocking, dip construction, ditch cleaning and culvert repair/replacement, and SPI wants to use an existing skid trail inside a class II (mid sized) watercourse.  California’s only existing WOLVERINE has been spotted here (section 7).  Pacific fisher was reported in sections 19, 21, 25, 28 and 29, American marten was reported in sections 21, 25, and 31, and there are historic Sierra Nevada Red Fox sightings in sections 2 and 28.  A bald eagle was reported in section 28, a willow flycatcher was reported in section 33, and greater sandhill cranes were reported in section 28.  Wire mousetail was reported in section 28, and Donner pass buckwheat was reported in sections 7 and 31. There are 2 CA spotted owl nesting territories within 1.3 miles of the THP area.

Sierra Pacific Industries to clearcut log NW of Burney, CA.


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THP 2-16-063 SHA (Goose THP) Sierra Pacific Industries, 270 acres; 100% clearcut logging.  Canyon Creek, Roaring Creek, Goose Creek (MD: T35N R1E Sec.1, 2, 11, 12; T35N R2E Sec.5, 6).  Winter operations, moderate erosion hazard, slopes up to 50%, impaired 303.d watershed, oversized units, wet areas, herbicides, CA spotted owl, fisher, goshawk, bald eagle, osprey, English peak greenbriar, hot rock daisy, scattered large trees.  Estimated public comment deadline: 11/31/16. VIEW

This THP is about 7 miles NW of Burney, CA and 3 miles north of Highway 299 near the Hatchet Mountain Windmill Farm.  Sierra Pacific Industries is planning a clearcut tractor based logging operation in ponderosa pine, Douglas fir, white fir, sugar pine and incense cedar forests at an elevation of 3,800 to 5,400 feet elevation.  There are 4 springs and wet areas within the THP area in units 1B, 1E and 2A.  Pacific fisher have been reported in sections 1 and 10, historic (1993 - 1995) goshawk nest locations have been reported in section 4, and willow flycatcher habitat is located in sections 6, 9 and 10.  Osprey have been reported at nearby Lake Margaret, and bald eagles have been reported at Lake Margaret with nesting activity in sections 5 and 8, including a 2006 nest in section 5 within .25 miles of unit 5C.  There are historic (1989) reports of CA spotted owl nesting territories in sections 7 and 33 which were altered by the 1992 Fountain Fire.  English peak greenbriar was found adjacent to a wet area on the south side of unit 6A, and Hot rock daisy was found in the NE corner of unit 11B.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Green Diamond Resource Company to clearcut log trees up to 72” dbh SE of Eureka, CA.


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THP 1-16-107 HUM (Boulder Creek South THP) Green Diamond Resource Company, 242 acres; 51% clearcut, 28% commercial thin, 11% no-harvest, 8% selection, 2% roadside logging.  Graham Creek, Boulder Creek, Goodman Prairie Creek (HUM: T4N R3E Sec.14, 15, 22, 23, 26, 27).  Wet weather operations, moderate erosion hazard, steep slopes up to 75%, landslide terrain, 8 road drainage work sites, impaired 303.d watershed, herbicides, oversized units, coho watershed, golden eagle, Cooper's hawk, sharp shinned hawk, trees up to 72" dbh.  Estimated public comment deadline: 11/29/16. VIEW

This THP is about 20 miles SE of Eureka, CA and about 4 miles SE of the town of Maple Creek at an elevation of 2,100 to 3,800 feet.  Green Diamond Resource Company is planning a mostly clearcut tractor and cable logging operation on steep and unstable slopes in Douglas fir forests.
The THP area flows into the Mad River which is listed as an impaired watershed for sediment, temperature and turbidity.  There are 7 landslide terrain sites including 2 shallow rapid landslides in unit A, 4 shallow rapid landslides in unit C, 4 shallow rapid landslides in unit F, and a deep seated landslide near the SW corner of unit C.  Eight road drainage sites are planned for work Including rocking, dip construction, ditch cleaning and culvert repair/replacement.  Green Diamond Resource Company is planning to use a short segment of steep temporary road inside unit D that is on 35% slopes within 75 to 100 feet of a class II (mid sized) watercourse.  In 2014, a sharp shinned hawk was spotted .5 mile west of unit C, and in 2000, a sharp shinned hawk was spotted 1 mile east of unit B.  In 2011, a Cooper's hawk was spotted .5 miles south of unit E, and in 1996, a Cooper's hawk was spotted 1.2 miles east of unit E.  Golden eagles have been spotted within .5 miles of the THP area.  There are over a dozen spotted owl nesting territories within 1.3 miles of the THP area including nesting territories within .25 miles of unit F, and within .5 miles of units C and D.

Green Diamond Resource Company to clearcut log SW of Redwood National Park.


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THP 1-16-106 HUM (BL 2700 THP) Green Diamond Resource Company, 133.35 acres; 79% clearcut, 20% selection, 1% no-harvest logging.  Pitcher Creek (HUM: T9N R1E Sec.22, 27, 28).  Wet weather operations, low erosion hazard, steep slopes up to 60%, oversized units, herbicides, coho watershed, spotted owl, marbled murrelet, osprey, northern red legged frog, running pine, trees up to 36" dbh.  Estimated public comment deadline: 11/27/16. VIEW

This THP is about 6 miles NE of Trinidad, CA and just SW of Redwood National Park at an elevation of 800 to 1,400 feet.  Green Diamond Resource Company is planning a mostly clearcut feller buncher and shovel logging operation in redwood, Douglas fir, grand fir, western hemlock and Sitka spruce forests.  There are 2 osprey nests including an osprey nest within .25 mi of the LP Mill Road, and an osprey nest within .25 mi of the BL2000 Road.  Potential marbled murrelet habitat exists on Harry Merlo State Park lands within .25 miles of the LP Mill road.  A Northern Red Legged frog was spotted in unit D in 1999, and a newly colonized great blue heron rockery is located .22 miles east of the BL2000 Road.  Running pine was found in units B and D.  There are 5 spotted owl nesting territories within 1.3 miles of the THP area.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Green Diamond Resource Company planning a pair of clearcut THPs near the Highway 299 Coast Range Summit.


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THP 1-16-105 HUM (Canyon Creek Scramble THP) Green Diamond Resource Company, 225 acres; 75% clearcut, 22% selection, 2% no-harvest, 1% roadside logging.  Canyon Creek (HUM: T7N R2E Sec.21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 35).  Wet weather operations, moderate erosion hazard, steep slopes up to 65%, landslide terrain, road failure sites, 16 road drainage work sites, impaired 303.d watershed, herbicides, oversized units, coho watershed, spotted owl, Cooper's hawk, southern torrent salamander, Sonoma tree vole, scattered large trees. Estimated public comment deadline: 11/22/16. VIEW

This THP is about 8 miles NE of Arcata, CA and a few miles NW of the Highway 299 Coast Range summit at an elevation of 1,500 to 2,000 feet.  Green Diamond Resource Company is planning a mostly clearcut feller buncher, shovel and cable logging operation on steep and unstable slopes in redwood and Douglas fir forests.  The THP area flows into the Mad River which is listed as an impaired watershed for sediment, temperature and turbidity.  There are 3 landslide terrain sites including 2 shallow rapid landslides along the upper NW portion of unit G, a deep seated landslide within unit G, and 2 road failure sites including a cut bank failure along the K&K 100 road, and a vertical cut bank failure along the K&K 430 road.  Green Diamond Resource Company is planning to re-construct 1,500 feet of existing steep seasonal road on a grade exceeding 15%.  16 road drainage sites are planned for work including rocking, dip construction, ditch cleaning and restoration of washed out crossings.  A Cooper's hawk was spotted 300 feet east of unit B in 2010, Sonoma tree voles were reported inside units B and C during 2004 surveys, and southern torrent salamanders are known to occur in some of the class II (mid sized) habitat inside unit E.  There are 4 spotted owl nesting territories within 1.3 miles of the THP area, including nesting territories within .25 mi of units E and G, and within .5 miles of unit D.  This THP is just SE of Green Diamond Resource Company’s recently proposed Basin Central THP 1-16-108 HUM.

THP 1-16-108 HUM (Basin Central THP) Green Diamond Resource Company, 168 acres; 78% clearcut, 20% selection, 2% no-harvest logging.  Canyon Creek (HUM: T7N R2E Sec.9, 16, 17, 21, 22, 28).  Wet weather operations, moderate erosion hazard, landslide terrain, road failure sites, 12 road drainage work sites, impaired 303.d watershed, oversized units, herbicides, coho watershed, spotted owl, peregrine falcon, trees up to 60" dbh.  Estimated public comment deadline: 11/29/16. VIEW

This THP is about 8 miles NE of Arcata, CA and 3 miles NW of the Highway 299 Coast Range summit at an elevation of 760 to 1,680 feet.  Green Diamond Resource Company is planning a mostly clearcut tractor and cable logging operation on steep and unstable slopes in redwood, western hemlock and Douglas fir forests.  The THP area flows into the Mad River which is listed as an impaired watershed for sediment, temperature and turbidity.  There are multiple cut bank and fill slope failures adjacent to unit B, a fill failure associated with a shallow rapid landslide on the K&K 626 Road, and an old depression in unit E.  12 road drainage sites are planned for work Including rocking, dip construction, ditch cleaning, culvert repair/replacement and restoration of washed out crossings.  There is a historic peregrine falcon eyrie 1.3 miles west of the THP area, and 8 spotted owl nesting territories within 1.3 miles of the THP area including nesting territories within .25 mi of units E and F, and within .5 mi of unit A.  This THP is just NW of Green Diamond Resource Company’s recently proposed Canyon Creek Scramble THP 1-16-105 HUM.

Green Diamond Resource Company to clearcut log amongst ancient redwoods up to 7 feet wide east of Trinidad, CA.


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THP 1-16-104 HUM (Maple Creek 17 THP) Green Diamond Resource Company, 119 acres; 75% clearcut, 18% selection, 8% no-harvest logging.  Maple Creek (HUM: T8N R1E Sec.1, 4, 5, 9, 12, 17; T8N R2E Sec.6, 7).  Wet weather operations, moderate erosion hazard, steep slopes up to 80%, landslide terrain, herbicides, oversized units, coho watershed, spotted owl, osprey, marbled murrelet, sharp shinned hawk, Townsend's big eared bat, trees up to 84" dbh.  Estimated public comment deadline: 11/22/16. VIEW

This THP is about 4 miles NE of Trinidad, CA and about 15 miles NE of Arcata, CA at an elevation of 440 to 1,680 feet.  Green Diamond Resource Company is panning a mostly clearcut  tractor and cable logging operation on steep and unstable slopes in redwood, Douglas fir, Sitka spruce and western hemlock forests.  There are 4 shallow rapid landslides including steep streamside slopes in units B, C and E.  Seven large redwood trees ranging in size from 48" to 60" dbh with hollows will be retained in unit E as Townsend's Big Eared Bat habitat trees.  Marbled murrelet habitat exists within .25 miles of the LP Mill Road on Harry Merlo State Park lands, and in the Clear Creek marbled murrelet stand within .25 miles of the BL2000 Road.  There are 5 osprey nests including an osprey nest within .25 mi of unit A, an osprey nest within.25 mi of the LP Mill Road, an osprey nest within .25 mi of the BL2260 Road, and 2 osprey nests within .25 mi of the BL2000 Road.  A sharp shinned hawk was reported 1 mile NW of unit B, and a newly colonized great blue heron rockery is located .22 miles east of the BL2000 Road.  There are 10 spotted owl nesting territories within 1.3 miles of the THP area, including nesting territories within .25 mi of unit E, and .5 mi of unit C.